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Breaking Character

Breaking Character explores disability representation through the eyes of six performers with disabilities trying to make it onto the screen, stage, comedy club circuit, and runway.

Breaking Character

Breaking Character explores disability representation through the eyes of six performers with disabilities trying to make it onto the screen, stage, comedy club circuit, and runway.

Breaking Character - Media

Breaking Character explores disability representation through the eyes of six performers with disabilities trying to make it onto the screen, stage, comedy club circuit, and runway. 

Breaking Character debuts Wednesday, April 27, at 8 p.m. Eastern on AMI-tv. Episodes can be streamed on demand on AMI.ca and the AMI-tv App for Apple and Android.

For media inquiries and information, please contact: Greg David, Communications Specialist, Accessible Media Inc., Greg.David@ami.ca, 647-417-0631
 

The performers featured in Season one of Breaking Character include:

Alexia Vassos, a stage and screen actor who is a little person

Dan Barra-Berger, a comedian who is legally blind 

Caeden Lawrence, a TV and film actor who is hard of hearing

Tai Young, a performer and personality who is a wheelchair user

Catherine Joell McKinnon, an actor, filmmaker and ASL coach who is Deaf

Rachel Romu, a model, musician and activist who has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome 

Please enjoy the included microwave popcorn, a perfect accompaniment for watching Breaking Character.

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Breaking Character airs Wednesdays

at 8 p.m. Eastern on AMI-tv